National Natural Resources Conservation Foundation (NNRCF)

Business / Agriculture / National Natural Resources Conservation Foundation (NNRCF): A nonprofit private organization established by the FAIR Act of 1996 to promote and fund innovative solutions to conservation problems through effective partnerships. The Foundation can accept gifts and raise money. The NNRCF will conduct research, undertake educational activities, support demonstration projects, and make grants to state and local governments and nonprofit organizations. Appropriations are authorized at $1 million per year for 1997-99, but no appropriations have been provided and the Foundation is not yet operational. Similar foundations have been created for several other natural resource areas.

Other Words for Conservation

Conservation Adverb Synonyms: preservation, protection, safe keeping, maintenance, upkeep, management, safeguarding, husbandry, economy
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Other Words for Foundation

Foundation Verb Synonyms: basis, base, substructure, understructure, underpinning, bottom, foot, basement, cellar
Foundation Noun Synonyms: founding, establishment, instituting, institution, creation, origination, setting up, organizing, organization, inauguration, endowment
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Other Words for National

National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
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Other Words for Natural

Natural Noun Synonyms: normal, ordinary, regular, expected, spontaneous
Natural Adjective Synonyms: ordinary, common, commonplace, normal, standard, regular,ual, customary, unexceptional, routine, habitual, typical, everyday, reasonable, logical, reasonable, sensible, accepted
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Other Words for Resources

Resources Noun Synonyms: initiative, ingenuity, talent, inventiveness, imagination, imaginativeness, cleverness, quick-wittedness, capability, resourcefulness, aptitude, qualifications, strength, quality, forte, gumption, guts
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National Meteorological Center (NMC)

Science / Weather / National Meteorological Center (NMC): Now incorporated into the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, it was the division of the National Weather Service that produced, processed, handled, and distributed meteorological and ocean MORE

National Market System (NMS)

Business / Finance / National Market System (NMS): Refers to over-the-counter trading. System of trading OTC stocks under the sponsorship of the NASD. Must meet certain criteria for size, profitability and trading activity. More comprehensive informat MORE

National Milk Laboratory Certification Program

Business / Agriculture / National Milk Laboratory Certification Program: Under a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments, the Food and Drug Administration conducts a national certification program for state centralized laborato MORE

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